Vanished!: Explorers Forever Lost

Front Cover, Oct 19, 2010 - 284 pages
The best adventures come full circle, depositing intrepid explorers back into their cozy armchairs to dream of the next challenge. But often that armchair may be the last lingering thought as a last breath is taken, as an adventure conjured in comfort spins off into a mystery forever unsolved.Vanished! Explorers Forever Lost dives deep into the true and harrowing accounts of adventurers who never came home. From the disappearance in Utah of cowboy roamer Everett Ruess to the loss of billionaire explorer Michael Rockefeller in the wilds of New Guinea, the tales of those forfeited to the call of wild adventure ring with mystery, intrigue, and excitement to this day. Murdered, drowned, or eaten alive these are mysteries of disappearance likely to remain unsolved but never forgotten. This book details them all. So grab a copy and curl up in your comfy armchair with your favorite brew and delve into these intriguing mysteries.

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User Review  - rhetter - LibraryThing

The author covers eight 20th Century people who disappeared generally doing what they loved -- scowing down the Grand Canyon, going after Pancho Villa, circumnavigating the globe. Perhaps unavoidably ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kinniska - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this book - more than I expected to. It gave a personable, yet thoughtful and objective account of the circumstances under which several famous (or less so) explorers and travelers ... Read full review


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The Deep Peace of the Wild Everett Ruess
The Aviators Amelia Earhartand Antoine
Lost Scion Michael Rockefeller
A Fine Kind of Madness Johnny Waterman

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